Tag Archives: 1980s

Tech Time Warp of The Week: Remembering the Max Headroom Incident, One of the Creepiest Hacks Ever

I remember seeing news coverage of this as a kid, and the image of that face was forever burned into my nightmares. Made me ever more interested in how radio works.

Hacking into the Home Depot credit card system, the financial records at JP Morgan Chase? Child’s play! Try hacking into the feed of a local Chicago television station and replacing the sport anchor with a really creepy incarnation of Max Headroom.

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Modern Day “Saved by the Bell” Scenarios with Zack Morris Himself!

Waxing nostalgic with Zack Morris? You bet your Belding that it’s going to be hilarious!

My Family: Sometimes They Know Me. Sometimes They Don’t.

screen-shot-2014-08-30-at-8-05-37-pmMy uncle, the one that wrote a book, strikes a pose by his classroom door on “Miami Vice Day” while other family folk notice the familiarity in his wardrobe choice. We’re an odd bunch. We put the “fun” in “dysfunctional”.

There’s a Jem movie coming soon, so yeah, that would be a hit.

There’s a Jem movie coming soon, so yeah, that would be a hit.

Kevin Bacon Explains the ’80s to Millennials

You think Russia is a THREAT?!? Let me tell you about a little thing called the Cold War.

Journey – Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)

Absolutely one of my favourite songs ever. Honestly, I could seriously damage my hearing with this track! Kinda makes me want to get a houndstooth jacket and a keyboard I can mount on the wall, too. John Knox, didn’t you have one like that? Could I borrow it? On a side note, is it just me or does Neil Peart look like Ringo Starr?

If you subconsciously associate orange juice with Donald Duck, you were obviously born in the 80s.

If you subconsciously associate orange juice with Donald Duck, you were obviously born in the 80s.